Firefighters continue to extinguish 5, 2 hectares of burning peat within the Chernobyl forest, informs on Wednesday, the state service for emergency situations of Ukraine.
within the forest complex economy "Chernobyl forest" June 29, started a fire of dry grass and reeds that spread individual lesions on the area of 130 hectares. Several lesions were documented burning of grass, reeds and peat, herbal fire has turned to eliminate, peat - localized. On July 8, meteorologists forecast hot and dry weather in Kyiv and Kyiv region. According to the state emergency service of Ukraine on Wednesday afternoon is expected 35-37 degrees Celsius.
"in position 7. 00 (same as GMT) on July 8, the situation is under control. Continues stewing 2 localized foci of smoldering peat on a total area of 5, 2 hectares per day liquidated 0, 3 hectares, " - said in the report.
Fire extinguishing used fifteen pieces of various mechanisms and 90 people. In the event you deployed the headquarters of the fire.